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Postdoctoral Fellowships for Asian Studies

The University of Washington


The University of Washington seeks to appoint two Postdoctoral Fellows /Teaching Associates in Asian Studies to begin September 15, 2002. The successful candidates, besides pursuing individual research, will teach during one quarter in one large, lower division undergraduate course in Asian Studies and during another quarter, they will be asked to develop a course in their own specialty. Throughout the year, fellows will participate in a faculty-fellow seminar on teaching Asian studies. Candidates in all disciplines and regional specialties will be considered, but those with a specialty in Japanese history or society, or in South/Southeast Asian studies will be preferred. There is a possibility of renewal for the academic year, 2003-2004.


Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent by time of appointment.


Stipend for the academic year is $35,000.


Preference will be given to applications received before 8 March 2002.

Application and for more information

Send letter of application, CV, dissertation precis and chapter, and three letters of reference to:

Keith Snodgrass, Project Coordinator
Freeman Undergraduate Studies Initiative
Box 353650, University of Washington

The University of Washington is building a multicultural faculty and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates; the UW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Asia Institute